Living

Driving in a Residential Area? Slow Down.

Posted August 28th, 2012 by Rebekah in Living

This post originally appeared in my now-defunct column on the Washington Times Communities website on December 2, 2011. I’m resurrecting it here because I’ve noticed an uptick in people speeding in my neighborhood again and it’s making me crazy. School is starting and there are a lot of kids walking […]

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Playing Tourist in DC

Posted August 16th, 2012 by thien-kim in Around Town, Living, Travel

Playing Tourist in DC

As a DC metro area resident, it’s very often that I “play tourist.” Visiting all the sights and museums is on my list, but I never seem to find the time. After living here for nine years, I’ve visited only a handful of museums. This past weekend, our family played […]

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BrickFair Is Coming To Virginia!

Posted July 11th, 2012 by Michelle in Around Town, Entertainment, Living

Is your house stuffed to the gills with all things LEGO?  Does your child build and re-build and re-build-a-third-time creative structures with LEGO?  Have you ever stepped on a LEGO that your child has left on the floor? If so, this event is for you! BrickFair Virginia is coming August […]

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Be good to yourself at The Still Point

Posted July 10th, 2012 by christine in Around Town, My Favorite Place in DC

Ever since my girlfriends and I used to while away hours braiding one another’s hair, I’ve been a sucker for beauty treatments. If anyone would like to spend all day smoothing creamy, fruity, or tingly unguents onto my skin with gentle circular motions, and then wiping them off again with […]

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Go, armed, to ‘God of Carnage’

Posted June 21st, 2012 by Jessica Haney in Entertainment, Living, Parenting, Theater

How’s this for a first date night in two years: a play that shows parents – and spouses – for the crazy souls we all really are inside. My husband and I didn’t know a whole lot about Yasmina Reza’s Tony Award-winning play God of Carnage, except that it was […]

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